Coin of Amisos with head of Ares

Greek
Hellenistic Period
120–63 B.C.


Mint: Pontus, Amisos

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.23 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.108

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of young Ares, in crested helmet, right.
Reverse: Sword in sheath, with strap at right.
Inscription in Greek in field at left and right, monogram in field at left.

Provenance

By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour